An Inside Look with Date Interiors as Seen in Rue Magazine

Nestled within the pages of Rue Magazine lies a captivating feature showcasing the exquisite home of designer Molly Torres Portnof, the creative force behind Date Interiors. But this isn't just any home; it's a narrative woven with familial ties and personal evolution. After being the beloved home of Molly's parents, this residence evolved into her personal sanctuary, profoundly shaping her design sensibilities. You can read the full Rue Magazine article here: LINK TO SITE

Unveiling the Vibrant World of Design with Molly Torres of Date Interiors

In the lively world of interior design, there are those whose work stands out as a vibrant tapestry of color, personality, and warmth - signaling that creativity knows no bounds. Molly Torres, the creative force behind Date Interiors, is one such designer. Based in the picturesque Long Island community of Lido Beach, New York, Molly's design ethos is defined by her one-of-a-kind, eclectic-yet-curated aesthetic.

Defining Design with Molly Torres:

When asked about her design style, Molly's answer is as lively as her creations, “One-of-a-kind, eclectic-yet-curated.” It's a style that's uniquely hers – a delightful fusion of unexpected elements and carefully selected pieces that come together to form spaces that are as vibrant as they are inviting.

Drawing Inspiration from Color and Creativity:

For Molly, inspiration springs from the boundless world of color. "The biggest inspiration was color!" she says. "I wanted to create a creative, energized space that felt unique to me and my husband – cool, beautiful, welcoming, and warm." It's a testament to Molly's fearless approach to design, where color isn't just a decorative element but a vibrant expression of personality and joy.

Crafting Spaces Filled with Personality:

What makes a space truly special to Molly? It's all about infusing it with personality and warmth. "The biggest compliment I can receive is when someone enters a space and says, 'it feels like you,'" she shares. It's this sense of authenticity and individuality that sets Molly's designs apart, creating spaces that are as welcoming as they are beautiful.

Finding Inspiration in the Everyday:

Molly draws inspiration from a variety of sources – from her travels to nature and everything in between. "I've been drawn to the Australian design scene for a while," she reveals. "The Design Files and all of the incredible designers featured in it will forever be a source of inspiration for me." It's this eclectic mix of influences that infuses Molly's designs with a sense of energy and vitality.

Discovering Everhem:

Molly's journey with Everhem began like many modern-day connections – through Instagram. "And then I met Haley in person," Molly recalls, "and she was incredibly lovely and brought a whole pretty swatch set to our coffee date." Thus began a collaboration that would transform Molly's home into a showcase of timeless elegance and sophistication.

The Everhem Experience:

Working with Everhem was a seamless experience for Molly, a rarity in the world of interior design and, especially, window treatments. "It was seamless, which as an interior designer dealing with many different trades, contractors, clients, and personalities, is extremely rare," she reflects. Special praise goes to Nina, whose meticulous attention to detail made the process a breeze. For Molly, the choice of window treatments was essential to achieving the desired ambiance in her home. "I wanted window treatments that felt soft, airy, and light," she explains. Everhem's Roman shades and drapery provided the perfect solution, allowing natural light to shine through while adding a touch of elegance to each room.

Favorite Colors and Fabrics:

While Molly is known for her love of color, she admits to having a soft spot for Everhem's Ivory color. "It's the perfect warm white that's surprisingly hard to find," she reveals. She also praises the Woven Wood collection for its texture and warmth, particularly the Khaki color used in her dining room.

Looking Ahead:

As Molly looks to the future, she's excited to find a sense of balance between creativity and relaxation. "Personally, I'm looking forward to feeling a bit more settled and enjoying our home," she shares. "Professionally, we'll be finishing up a few projects that have been in the works for years, so I'm excited to see them fully realized."

Molly Torres's collaboration with Everhem is a testament to the power of creativity, collaboration, and craftsmanship. Together, they have transformed her home into a vibrant sanctuary filled with color, personality, and warmth.